Monday, November 14, 2011

Checking In

Well, I'm back after an unintentional hiatus of more than a couple of months. 

The hiatus was caused by nothing more serious than writer's ("bloggers?") block which may be going away.

I've been reading as much as ever but haven't felt moved to review any of those books which were mostly escapist fare. The books offered to me by some publisher's didn't appeal, so I didn't accept them. 

I will highly recommend the Sister Frevisse medieval mysteries by Margaret Frazer. Frazer is an excellent writer and has written several different series, but the Sister Frevisse novels are my favorite. Her characters are compelling without being anachronistic. The stories are absorbing and evocative of their time and place.

The family is all well, happy and busy. I'm wrapping up my term on session and my year as clerk. Times are interesting--to say the least--in the PCUSA these days.


Robin said...

Oh, I love the Dame Frevisse novels! And I have a whole stack of them. I'm so glad you mentioned them - I am going to pull them out for next week. Intriguing and historically fascinating but not overly demanding - the perfect blend for what's ahead.

Elaine said...

Nice to see you back.


Quotidian Grace said...

I'm so glad my mention of the Dame Frevisse mysteries was helpful! They would be just the thing for your recovery.